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Submissions Sought for Library’s 20th Annual Poetry Month Anthology

To commemorate National Poetry Month, April 2018, the New Brunswick Free Public Library will publish its 20th annual Poetry Month Celebration Anthology in conjunction with the Bernards Township Library and the Raritan Public Library. The Poetry Anthology is open to all poets – from novice to previously published, and from New Jersey or across the […]

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Families Invited to a Night of Fun at Daddy/Daughter Date Night

Dads and daughters are invited to New Brunswick Recreation’s HUB Teen Center on February 23 for a special event with dancing, games and fun! The event goes from 5-8 p.m. and costs $5 per couple and $2 per additional daughter. Registration is required by Friday, February 16. To register, or for more information, please call New […]

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Library Receives National Grant to Support Local ESL Programs

The New Brunswick Free Public Library has received a national award to expand programs that teach English as a Second Language (ESL) to beginner-level language learners in the New Brunswick community. The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation has named the library as one of 20 recipients of American Dream Literacy Initiative grants, $10,000 […]

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Code Blue in Effect for the Evening of Tuesday, January 30

Due to frigid temperatures, Code Blue will be in effect for the evening of Tuesday, January 30. Accordingly, the Henry Guest House, located at 58 Livingston Avenue (next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library) will be open overnight as a warming center between the hours of 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Wednesday. Code […]

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Four New Officers Join the Ranks of the NBPD

The New Brunswick Police Department welcomed four new officers to its ranks during a January 22 swearing-in ceremony at City Hall. Officers Josh Chatterjee, Jeffrey Drozd, Carley Pilkington and Jeffrey Reyes graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy following 21 weeks of intensive training. They will begin their assignments with the department this week.

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UPDATED Information Regarding an Incident at New Brunswick High School on Friday, January 19

On Friday, January 19, 2018 at approximately 9:20 a.m., New Brunswick police officers responded to the New Brunswick High School on the possible threat of a gun brought into the school. Upon the officers’ arrival, they put the school into a lockdown procedure and began their investigation. At approximately 11:35 a.m., the officers concluded that […]

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Free Income Tax Filing Assistance Available at the Library

Taxpayers may now make appointments for free assistance with filing their 2017 income tax returns at the New Brunswick Free Public Library. Volunteers from Beta Alpha Psi, the Accounting and Finance Honors Society at Rutgers, will help taxpayers file online, by appointment only, on Fridays and Saturdays from February 2 to April 7, 2018. This annual service is […]

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UPDATE: Code Blue Remains in Effect for the Evening of Sunday, January 14

Due to frigid temperatures, Code Blue will remain in effect for the evening of Sunday, January 14. Accordingly, the Henry Guest House, located at 58 Livingston Avenue (next to the New Brunswick Free Public Library) will be open overnight as a warming center between the hours of 7 p.m. tonight and 7 a.m. Monday. Code […]

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